Côte D’ivoire

Africa

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About Country

Capital
Yamoussoukro (official capital), Abidjan (economic capital and largest city)
Population
Approximately 28.8 million (2021 estimate)
Population Density
83.4 people per square kilometer
GDP
$51.7 billion (2019 estimate)
Language
French is the official language, but many other languages are also spoken, including Baoulé, Dioula, and Dan
Currency
West African CFA franc
National Dish
Attiéké (a side dish made from cassava), served with grilled fish or meat
Religion
Islam, Christianity, and traditional African religions are all practiced in Côte d'Ivoire
Climate
Côte d'Ivoire has a tropical climate with a wet season from May to October and a dry season from November to April
Main Industries
Cocoa, coffee, and palm oil production, as well as mining (gold, diamonds, and manganese) and petroleum refining
Level of Development
Côte d'Ivoire is considered a developing country, with a human development index (HDI) ranking of 170 out of 189 countries (2020)
Area
Approximately 322,000 square kilometers

Explore the beauty of Côte d’Ivoire 🇨🇮, a country with a rich cultural heritage and stunning natural landscapes. Discover the history 🏛️, relax on pristine beaches 🏖️, and venture into the lush rainforests 🌿. Experience the magic of this West African gem today!

Côte d’Ivoire, also known as Ivory Coast, is a country located on the west coast of Africa. It is bordered by Guinea and Liberia to the west, Mali and Burkina Faso to the north, Ghana to the east, and the Gulf of Guinea to the south.

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  • Abidjan, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
  • Assinie-Mafia, Assinie-Mafia, Côte d’Ivoire
  • Assouikro, Côte d'Ivoire (1)
  • Assouikro, Côte d'Ivoire

Main Attractions

Some of the main tourist attractions in Côte d'Ivoire include:

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    Basilica of Our Lady of Peace: located in Yamoussoukro, this basilica is one of the largest churches in the world.

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    Comoe National Park: a national park in the north of the country that is home to elephants, lions, and other wildlife.

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    Grand-Bassam: a historic town located near Abidjan that was once the capital of Côte d'Ivoire and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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    Tai National Park: a national park in the southwest of the country that is home to chimpanzees, pygmy hippos, and other wildlife.

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    Abidjan: the economic capital of Côte d'Ivoire, which offers a mix of modern and traditional African culture, including markets, museums, and beaches.

These are just a few examples of the many attractions that Côte d'Ivoire has to offer. However, travelers should exercise caution due to the risk of crime and political instability in some areas of the country.

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